LPD 26 finishes final contract trials

SAN DIEGO - USS John P. Murtha (LPD 26) returned to Naval Base San Diego on July 21 after successfully completing Final Contract Trials (FCT). The ship was commissioned in October 2016 in Philadelphia and arrived at its San Diego homeport in November 2016 to commence Post...

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DDG 114 completes builder's trials

PASCAGOULA, Miss. - The future USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114) successfully completed builder's trials on July 20 after spending four days underway in the Gulf of Mexico. Builder's trials are a series of in-port and at-sea demonstrations to allow the shipbuilder, Huntington Ingalls...

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LPD 27 builder's trial completed

PASCAGOULA, Miss. - Ingalls Shipbuilding announced July 3 that the amphibious transport dock Portland (LPD 27) has completed a first set of sea trials. Ingalls’ test and trials team spent four days in the Gulf of Mexico operating the 11th San Antonio-class ship and...

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Contract: HII, $218.1M

Huntington Ingalls Inc., Pascagoula, Miss., is being awarded a $218,102,150 cost-plus-fixed-fee, not-to-exceed modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-16-C-2431) for procurement of long lead time material and advance construction activities in support of LPD 29....

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Contract: HII, amount withheld

Huntington Ingalls Industries, Pascagoula, Miss., is being awarded a fixed-price-incentive-firm target modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-13-C-2307) for incorporation of the Flight III baseline on DDG 125. Flight III will incorporate the SPY-6 (Air and Missile...

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Contract: Leidos, $27.4M

Leidos Innovations Corp., Gaithersburg, Md., is being awarded a $27,440,459 cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost-plus-incentive-fee and cost-only modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-16-C-5202) to exercise options for the material travel, other direct cost and direct cost...

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Two developments on track

Ocean Springs is getting two new developments on Highway 90. In east Ocean Springs, Tractor Supply Co. is under construction and plans to open in August. It will sell lawn and garden equipment, clothing, footwear, tools, trailers and other accessories. In the middle of town, the...

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Contract: HII, $3B

Huntington Ingalls Inc., Pascagoula, Miss., is being awarded a $3,013,903,706 fixed-price-incentive modification to a previously awarded competitive contract (N00024-16-C-2427) to exercise options for the procurement of the detail, design, and construction of Landing Helicopter...

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Northrop expanding in Moss Point

PASCAGOULA, Miss. – Northrop Grumman Unmanned Systems Center will expand its operation at Trent Lott International Airport in Moss Point, creating an additional 60 jobs. Gov. Phil Bryant made the announcement at the annual investors meeting of the Jackson County Economic...

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Contract: Northrop, $64.5M

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded $64,526,366 for modification P00005 to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00019-15-C-0007) to exercise an option for operator, maintenance, logistic support and sustainment engineering services...

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Contract: Ingalls, $7M

Ingalls Shipbuilding of Pascagoula, Miss., was awarded a $7,016,664 cost-plus-fixed fee contract for post-delivery planning yard services in

DHS picks Mississippi

Mississippi State University in Starkville was chosen by the Department of Homeland Security as a base of operations for drone research. Research

B&D expands, creating 35 jobs

B&D Plastics, LLC is expanding in Gautier, Miss., a $750,000 corporate investment that will create 35 jobs. B&D Plastics is one of the

Northrop expanding in Moss Point

PASCAGOULA, Miss. – Northrop Grumman Unmanned Systems Center will expand its operation at Trent Lott International Airport in Moss Point,

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